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  • Science in Sport, or the Pleasures of Astronomy. A New Game

    An astronomical board game, folded into cardboard slip case, entitled 'Science in Sport, or the Pleasures of Astronomy; A New & Instructive Pastime. Revised & approved by Mrs. Bryan; Blackheath', 'Published, December 17th 1804, by the Proprietor, John Wallis, No. 16, Ludgate Street, London:____ of whom may be had Science…

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  • Love in the Archives – Mr and Mrs Whitworth - 28 Jan 2015

    Our archives are full of amazing stories of love and loss. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, Tracey looks at some of the beautiful material that will be on display at Love in the Archives. In June 1812, the wife of ordinary seaman James Whitworth received a letter from her husband...


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  • The loss of the Earl of Abergavenny - 9 Jan 2015

    ‘The loss of the Earl of Abergavenny, East-Indiaman: a poem with notes’ Recently I came across to a very moving volume while cataloguing the rare fiction collection of the Caird Library. The book is entitled ‘The loss of the Earl of Abergavenny, East-Indiaman: a poem with notes’ (Item ID: PBH6656)...

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